European Institute of Social Security

Your source for training, research, networking and information on social security and social protection in Europe

The E.I.S.S. supports the EFESE project (European Format for the Exchange of Social Security Education) in the dissemination of its outputs and events.

EFESE is about developing and exchanging blended courses (i.e., a combination of online and face-to-face learning activities) among academics from diverse universities in Europe. See more at

There are 7 courses ready. Would you be interested in using them in your regular teaching or disseminating them among your network?

Please contact Maria Lucero for more information: maria.lucero(at)


Basic concepts of social security I & II (Danny Pieters)

European Union Competencies Social Security (EU Constitutional law applied on social security) (Paul Schoukens)

International law on social security (Grega Strban)

Research Design and Methodology (Lina Kestemont)

Social Security Implementation: a Focus on Administrators and Clients (Wim van Oorschot)

The impact of digitisation on social security and its implementation within social security administrations (Chris Gibbon)

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Seven courses on social security ready for use and dissemination